Taumarunui weather in May (Manawatu, New Zealand)

What can you expect from the weather in Taumarunui during May? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In May, Taumarunui typically experiences moderate temperatures and high rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 15°C, while nights can cool down to about 6°C.

Taumarunui in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 147 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 16 days.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 130 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures January, February, March and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While June, July and August tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Taumarunui climate page with graphs.

 

Taumarunui, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 6°C  
Max Temperature 15°C  
Chance of Rain 55%  
Precipitation 147 mm  
Rainy days 16 days  
Sunshine 130 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Turangi, New Zealand (48 KM, 30 Miles).

Where to go in New Zealand in May

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Taumarunui in May?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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